News Tribune, Jan. 9, 1921

  • Hundreds of tourists are expected in Duluth this summer as the result of an "Around Lake Superior" automobile tour. The itinerary includes portions of Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Ontario, and will cover about 1,500 miles by road and almost 600 by rail and water.
  • The Duluth Naval Recruiting Office in the Federal Building ceased operations yesterday for the first time in 14 years. All substations in Minnesota and North Dakota have been closed because the Navy is now at its full peacetime strength.
  • The Aftenro Society of Duluth reported yesterday that the home for the aged the society is building on 19th Avenue East should be completed by Feb. 1, except for the provision of a sufficient water supply. The society is now taking applications for residence.
  • Shipping companies are reporting a marked decline in the number of marine disasters on the Great Lakes during the 1920 season. There were eight vessel losses and 29 lives lost last season compared with 19 vessels and 80 lives during the preceding year.

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